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The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Taranaki, Hawke's Bay & Wellington Provincial Districts]

The “Alexa,”

The “Alexa,” a barquentine of 286 tons register, trades between Wanganui and Australian ports, and is owned by Messrs. A. Hatrick and Company, of Wanganui. She was built in Holland in the year 1904, is 150 feet in length, and has a beam of twenty-seven and a half feet. She is built of steel, and when loaded draws ten feet and a half of water, on a carrying capacity of 500 tons dead weight. Captain White was sent Home by the owners of the “Alexa,” and he afterwards brought her to New Zealand with a general cargo.